BPD – My Experience (Guest Post)

By November 12, 2018 Blog, BPD

Huge thanks to T for sharing her story, in this brave and honest guest post.    I first got a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) about 10 years ago. It was in many ways a relief, as there was finally a single condition that covered the different, seemingly disparate, symptoms that I had battled with over the years. It also validated the reality that the feelings and thoughts that often threatened to overwhelm me, and led to destructive behaviours, …Read More

Listen and Learn

By September 1, 2011 Blog

What’s the condition that doctors fear most? Cancer? AIDS?  According to a report by Time magazine, it’s actually this –  Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), perhaps better termed, ‘Emotional Intensity Disorder’. Marsha Linehan, one of the world’s leading experts on BPD, describes it as follows: ‘Borderline individuals are the psychological equivalent of third-degree-burn patients. They simply have, so to speak, no emotional skin. Even the slightest touch or movement can create immense suffering’. The condition affects between 1 and 6  per …Read More